St. Petersburg College opened the Tampa Bay area’s first Collaborative Center for Emerging Technologies in August, 2012. A leader in workforce education,
the college worked closely with industry leaders to secure funding and to provide
technical expertise, materials and
resulting facility on the Clearwater
Campus is an open manufacturing
factory work environment to
train tomorrow’s engineering
technology and manufacturing
Technology has greatly
improved the manufacturing
process. Now, employees need
cutting-edge skills. In fact, thousands of
manufacturing jobs go unfilled
each year because there aren't enough qualified candidates, according
to the Manufacturing Institute.
By simulating skills needed in
emerging technologies, the
center prepares students
for immediate and profitable
employment in business and
industry. Students also gain the education credentials they need to be promoted. Read more about careers in engineering technology and our industry partners.
SPC's Engineering Technology program provides education and training for industry-recognized certifications, including the Manufacturing Skills Standard Council’s (MSSC) Production Technician Certification, Rapid Prototyping and Design Certification, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Six Sigma Black Belt, SolidWorks and the Computer-Aided Drafting and Design certificate.
St. Petersburg College P.O. Box 13489St. Petersburg FL 33733-3489727-341-4772